Dana Rixter is a thoughtful, strategic and compassionate leader with over two decades of experience leading diversity, equity, inclusion, change management and high-performance culture efforts and initiatives. Affectionately referred to as the “resident expert in belonging,” Dana currently serves as the Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at BAE Systems, Inc.
In her current role, Dana is responsible for building trust across cultures and organizational levels and aligning people and goals to achieve business objectives. Deeply committed to anti-racism and uplifting others, Dana co-created and led CARE (Colleagues Advancing Racial Equity) -- a multi-dimensional, award-winning effort to drive racial equity and systemic change across an organization of over 30,000 employees.
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